Alfred University Reviews
The best thing about Alfred University is the academics. The professors really want to do whatever they can to help you with any struggles you may be having. The classes are small so you get a more individual experience in the classes you take.
Small upstate New York private university. Not really much to do outside of school work and walking around. The campus is very dangerous during the winter months as only one part of the campus has heated sidewalks to melt snow and ice; myself and other students fell on a regular basis because of the ice. The food is not good and the campus store is super expensive for supplies
The reason I applied and am still continuing at Alfred University is due to its outstanding and versatile Art Studio possibilities. They have many components that others schools do not have such as the National Casting Center for metal work, and their Glass Blowing studio. However their freshmen Foundations Program in art was in my opinion, very unfortunately, a large waste of my time and money. I am a College senior who transferred to Alfred after obtaining a previous degree in a different area of study. This is was led me to be incorrectly placed into a program for freshmen straight out of high school who were not on my level of work ethic, care, and ambition. This was very disappointed to have to endure for months. However I've gotten through this awful course and will be soon taking my real studios. I am very hopeful of Alfred from this point onward.
Alfred University is a good educational school. The tuition is high but they try their best to accommodate to your academic needs. The campus is very nice and small so gives good opportunities for social interactions. There is not much to do around so its good for focusing on school work.
Great place to both attend as a student and work as a graduate! There is definitely something special about this place. Job placement rate is 98%!
This place is awful. The campus is a tiny, cramped area that is only bearable to look at or live in during the first month of the school year (you are required to live in their horrendous overpriced dorms for 3 years by the way) and there is virtually nothing to do in town or on campus unless you are on a sports team or part of one of the painfully annoying and cliquey student union groups. The party scene is practically non-existent, there is not enough parking, and to top it all off, the food is so bad that people regularly get food poisoning. Also, the year I left, there were students dressing up in makeshift KKK costumes and running around. In short, this place is a hell hole filled with unpleasant people, horrible weather, high cost of living, and mediocre staff and curriculum. You might as well burn your tuition in cash rather than spend it at this dump.
Everyone is very friendly and I made a bunch of friends! I feel like this is a second home to me. I live in an apartment on campus and I make my own food. Alfred made me learn to live independently.
Alfred from what I've seen is a very good college and I'm ready to spend my next four years at this college.
Alfred was an exceptionally friendly college campus. The overall atmosphere was rather warm, even in the cold months with the absurd levels of snow. Activities were ever abundant, and when it was time to work, there were numerous study groups and 24 hour resources available to students, regardless of major. The majority of my professors were not only exceptionally helpful, but also available and flexible when it came to making time for students. Obviously, no place is perfect, and there were some minor butting of heads between the different schools of study within Alfred, which at times would carry into the students perceptions, but overall everyone managed to get along fairly well, regardless of major, race, gender, orientation and the such. It should be noted that the school has an excellent exchange program for those coming from overseas.
The community environment and the amount of attention that the professors are able to give to each student.
Alfred University is a beautiful, small, safe and welcoming campus where students are treated as individuals, professors know their students, and there is plenty of support offered to help students succeed. It is a small university which makes for a less hectic atmosphere, more personal attention, and easier access to academic facilities and resources. Financial aid is generous. There are plenty of opportunities to get involved in clubs and organizations. I'm really happy I chose Alfred Univ.
I love Alfred it was always my top pick in colleges. I love the close knit atmosphere of the college and town. It allows you to get to know your professors and fellow students more. If you like party schools this college isn't really for you. It's quiet and friendly. I actually met my two best friends here.
My first year was a blast. Just the atmosphere of the place is phenomenal and the people are great. There are always fun event at the school from I've cream on hot days to comedians visiting the school and putting on a show. And the dorms never take you too fast away for your friends. Everything is just a walk away. You really get to work your muscles, especially up there hills.
Alfred University is surrounded by rolling country side hills and friendly smiles. I love the atmosphere there. It can be underwhelming at times, but I have found that being active and participating helps.
Alfred University is an amazing college. They have a very diverse set of majors and very successful athletic sports teams. The campus is small which is very nice for having all your classes in the same area (Academic Alley), getting to know people from all different majors, and having a small town around us makes it feel as if we are in our own little world. Although our main street may not be big, there are still some pretty delicious places to eat.
I loved that the students for the most part at alfred university are kind and full of energy and so are the professors. I love the quiet environment and how safe I feel at the school. If I could change one thing about the school it would be the transportation for students who need to go to the airport and don't have their own car. There should be more buses and cab access to and from the school.
Over all Alfred University is a pretty good school. It's very secluded and there isn't much to do if u don't have a car, so joining clubs is a must. It's a fairly small campus so it isn't much of a hassle getting to classes other than the hills, if you live in openhym like I do. The food is ok at one of the dinning halls and the other is pretty good. But the food is very repetitive and isn't worth the amount of money we pay for our meal plans. The weather is beautiful in the fall but miserable in the winter. Openhym is a very nice dorm but is on the other side of campus, about half mile from the regular dinning Hall. It also has a weird wooden divider in the room which helps give roommates some privacy that the other dorms don't have.